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Social worker - Cardiology

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including , , and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the , a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and , which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to , and interact with us on , , , , , and .Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Social worker - Cardiology. In this role, the successful candidate Under the Supervision of a Social Work Supervisor provides psychosocial assessment and counseling services, including discharge planning, to patients as assigned by the Department of Social Work.Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into performance of duties.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary planning and unit/based interdepartmental meetings when requested.
  • Conducts orientation patient/family groups, educating and/or elaborating on information about diagnosis, treatment, options for post-hospital care, etc.
  • When qualified (i.e., three years post-graduate, SIFI eligible) provides supervision to social work interns.
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff or staff transferring to a new assignment
  • Demonstrates skill in presentation of psychosocial information in interdisciplinary rounds, meetings and Rusk evaluation conferences.
  • Prepares statistical documentation of work in assigned areas.
  • Regularly participates in individual/group supervision.
  • Is competent to care for patients of all age groups.
  • Assists in ensuring that patients receive services in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures through review of medical records.
  • Performs clinical duties in an independent manner, with appropriate use of supervision.
  • Documents all social work activities in a timely manner according to departmental protocols.
  • Mobilizes community agencies and other support networks in the interest of patients/families.
  • Coordinates interdisciplinary information and recommendations into social work treatment plan and promotes timely post-hospital/ discharge planning in the interest of patients/families.
  • Partnering with Care Manager to ensure effective throughput.
  • Provides timely and effective psychosocial assessment and evaluations as required. Uses clinical knowledge of psychosocial dynamics and interviewing techniques to gather social history, define problems and develop a relevant treatment plan.Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a Masters Degree in social work, or its equivalent (e.g. a higher degree from a social work program that is registered by the New York State Education Department as qualifying for licensure), from a recognized college or university program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) New York State licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or a New York Education Department-issued limited permit.. Required Licenses: Lic Social Worker - NYS-Permit, Licensed Social Worker - NYSPreferred Qualifications:Previous experience in a hospital or health-related organization.Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please . Please to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please .

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Social worker - Cardiology, Healthcare , New York, New York

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